Three Tendu leaves contractors (leaves which are used in making beedis) were arrested when they were allegedly on their way to hand over cash to Naxals in Gadchiroli district and Rs 1.76 crore seized, the police said.
A 20-year-old girl from Maharashtra today won Rs 1 crore prize under the Lucky Grahak Yojana scheme, which aims at promoting cashless transactions. Shradha Mengshette, a second year student of Electrical Engineering from Latur, emerged as the winner of Rs 1 crore mega draw for consumers.
A March 1940-make Dacota C-43, the oldest aircraft in the world which is attempting a circumnavigation of the globe, touched down in Maharashtra's Nagpur today. Also known as the DC-3 (Douglas DC-3), these planes had played a key role in India's wars with Pakistan in 1947 and 1965.
Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha-Metro) has said its ambitious Rs 11,400 crore Pune Metro project will be operational by 2021. "We have completed 35 per cent of topography survey and geo-tech investigation work and remaining job is expected to be completed over the next few months. We hope that first line of Pune Metro will be operational in 2020 and second line by 2021," Maha-Metro Managing Director Brijesh Dixit told news agency PTI in Mumbai.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will grace the 60th Dhamma Chakra Pravartan day on October 11 at the historic Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur, the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti said on Tuesday.
A team of neurosurgeons at the government Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) in Nagpur have successfully removed a 18-cm long human 'tail', apparently the longest recorded so far, from the back of a teenage boy after its abnormal growth turned painful for him.
In a broad daylight dacoity, five armed assailants decamped with Rs three lakh cash and 30.9 kg of gold worth Rs 9.3 crore, from a private finance company, keeping several persons hostage in Nagpur, police said today.
The supporters of separate Vidarbha led by its strong protagonist, former Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney, today hoisted a 'Vidarbha flag' and said they would intensify their movement for statehood to the region.